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Georgia Expands Telehealth, Health Data Exchange in Schools

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The Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT) and the Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN) are now able to exchange data for thousands of schoolchildren receiving telehealth services during a pilot at twelve rural schools, the two organizations...

How Remote Monitoring Tools Reduce Costs and Hospitalizations

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Remote monitoring tools could impact the healthcare sector in a variety of ways from reducing hospital readmissions and improving health outcomes to lowering costs and advancing quality care improvements. Bedford Nursing & Rehabilitation...

UnitedHealth Expands Telehealth Service Options for Patients

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Access to telehealth is becoming easier for millions of patients insured by UnitedHealth Group as the payer expands its remote care offerings over the coming months, the payer announced in a press release.  UnitedHealth beneficiaries will...

Remote Monitoring Tools Offer Comprehensive ADHD Assessment

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An important avenue within the healthcare technology sector is the development of remote monitoring tools. These applications may play a major role in improving the quality of healthcare services and boosting patient health outcomes. Saundra...

Laws Affect Adoption of Telemedicine Across State Borders

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The implementation and adoption of telemedicine varies across state borders due to differing legislation and coverage among providers. According to a report from the American Hospital Association, there are 10 state medical boards that issue...

Mobile Health Technology Expands with Wearable Devices

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One area within mobile health technology that’s truly expanding and impacting the medical sector is wearable devices.  A new report from market intelligence firm Tractica shows that wearable devices may move into smart clothing and...

Does the Mobile Health Sector Need More Safety Standards?

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While the mobile health sector continues to blossom and innovate more wearable and medical devices, physicians and patients show concern regarding some of the safety standards among mHealth applications and developments. Anura Fernando, Principal...

Medical Device and Mobile Health Market to Reach $8 billion

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The mobile health market is making headway and many industries around the world are stopping to take notice. At the CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA 2015 taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC next month,...

Wearable Device Adoption Revolutionizes Patient Monitoring

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Wearable device adoption has been on the rise within the mobile health sphere and this development has been revolutionizing remote monitoring and patient engagement across the medical care continuum. Andy Daecher, Principal at Deloitte Consulting,...

Tomorrow: Telehealth to Feature in Public Senate Hearing

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Telehealth will have a moment on the national stage as US Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, leads a Senate hearing about the impact and future of remote care...

A Preview of mHealth and Telemedicine Sessions at HIMSS15

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With HIMSS 2015 right around the corner, those attending need to take the time to look through the numerous educational sessions that are available to figure out which one best meet their interests. Here, you will be able to find a recap of the...

ATA Announces First Online Patient Consultation Accreditation

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In December 2014, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) announced it had created an accreditation for eligible telemedicine providers. The hope is that this Seal of Accreditation will help distinguish successful applicants from other healthcare...

FCC, FDA Hosting Public Workshop on mHealth

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Today, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are hosting a day long gathering to talk about wireless mobile health technology. This is an important public event as the two organizations have...

Global mHealth Market to Reach $49.12B by 2020

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According to a new forecast, the global mobile health landscape is set to increase by a CAGR of 47.6 percent. The mobile health marketplace is expanding and as smartphones and tablets mature, it is going to gain steam. There are hundreds of millions...

Telemedicine Bill Passed in House

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According to a report on Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), on January 28, 2015, the Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill to allow private insurers to reimburse telemedicine services without the requirement...

Mobile Health Adoption on the Rise

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Although mobile health (mhealth) use is a fairly new concept, it seems that provider adoption is on the rise. Compared to last year, 17 percent more providers have indicated they have adopted mobile healthcare, according to a report from MedData...

Study Shows Mobile Health Could Transform Healthcare

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A study completed by The Economist Insights indicates that mobile health technology could create new opportunities and revamp the healthcare industry. The survey was compiled from 144 surveyed healthcare providers working in public and private...

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